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Airframe Details for C-130 #3216

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Aircraft: 3216 (57-0509)
LM Aero T/V 3216
Plant Lockheed Marietta Plant
Local C/N
Delivered RAAF A97-216
Current Civilian N216CR
Status [scr]

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Aircraft History

Date Status Local S/N Airforce/Unit Version Name Info
29 Jan 1959 [act] A97-216 C-130A
18 Mar 1959 [act] A97-216 RAAF 86 W C-130A
Unknown [act] A97-216 RAAF 36 sqn C-130A
15 Nov 1973 [act] A97-216 RAAF 486 sqn C-130A
24 May 1978 [i/a] N2268W C-130A
Registered to Global Jet Sales/Parmax based out of Fort Worth, Texas. May have been registered but never used and stayed in Laverton.
19 Nov 1983 [act] HK-3017X C-130A
Departed Australia for an overhaul in the United States to be sold to Aviaco of Columbia which was denied the sale by American authorities. Kept at Oakland, California.
Feb 1985 [act] N15FV C-130A
Registered to Ford & Vlahos based out of San Francisco, California.
Mar 1989 [act] N216CR C-130A
Registered to Fowler Aeronautical Services.
Sep 1992 [act] N216CR C-130A
Civil registration remained the same but changed ownership to IEPO based out of Chatsworth, California.
Mar 1993 [sto] N216CR C-130A
Flown to Alverca, Portugal to a Lockheed service center where it was placed in storage.
Sep 2001 [scr] N216CR C-130A

Abbreviations and symbols:
[act] Active [i/a] Instructional Airframe [sto] Stored (e.g. at AMARG)
[cld] Cancelled Order [msh] Involved in Mishap [w/o] Write-off
[con] Converted [o/o] On Order
[des] Destroyed (drone) [pre] Preserved (museum, gateguard) T/V LM Aero Type/Version (Construction) number
[emb] Embargoed [scr] Scrapped Photo Available
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